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The History Of Animals In Art, Literature And Music

Posted 02.16.2012 | Arts

The Morgan Library is exhibiting a collection of works illustrating how history's greatest artists, writers and musicians were inspired by animals. ...

Anonymous Scott

Carolyn Vega | Posted 11.15.2011 | New York
Carolyn Vega

Recently, I read Scott's letters to the Marchioness of Abercorn. Their correspondence began in 1806 (with a letter, incidentally, that contains the earliest surviving reference to his work on The Lady of the Lake), and for a number of years they wrote each other frequently.

What Makes A Book Rare?

nytimes.com | SAM ROBERTS | Posted 08.23.2011 | Books

Before he became the first name of a bank, J. P. Morgan was a Wall Street mogul who, a century ago, bequeathed his collection of 14,000 or so rare boo...

Artists Make Lists Too: Picasso, Leger, Calder

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 08.15.2011 | Arts
Margie Goldsmith

In December of 1963, realist painter Adolf Konrad planned to travel to Rome and Egypt, so he made a packing list -- not quite the kind of list you o...

PHOTOS: 6 Hot Valentine's Ideas Across The Country

GloboMaestro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
GloboMaestro

With Valentine's Day around the corner, GloboMaestro asked its insider experts to reveal their most romantic destination spots. From a "Sex and Scien...

Where Art Is Spoken -- Three Midtown Magnets

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

"Contraband" is the culmination of photographer Taryn Simon's 5-day documentation of every single item -- from sandwiches to firearms -- seized from international flights at JFK Airport in New York.

Mark Twain at NYC's Morgan Library

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Margie Goldsmith

What makes the Morgan Library collection so unique is that it deals with a recurring theme in Twain's work: his critical attitude towards the rapidly modernizing America. Beneath his humor is rage, anger and disillusionment.

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

For those of you who have yet to show off your legs this summer, perhaps you can learn a lesson or two from Albrecht Dürer's idea of beauty.